Groundbreaking for Medical Resort Building in Crown Point

city of crown point

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to take place tomorrow afternoon on an over 66-thousand square-foot medical resort building in Crown Point that is expected to open in April 2015. City officials report Claremont of Crown Point will offer 30 service-rich...

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Investigation Continues After Vehicle Struck Nine People

Gary PD

In Gary, police say nine people were struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Hancock and Miller Avenue in Miller around 4-o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Gary Police Public Information Officer Corp. Gabrielle King told the Region News Team the 62-year-old...

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Pence to Visit Lake and LaPorte Counties Thursday

Gov Mike Pence

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to make several stops in the Region tomorrow. Governor Pence will join executives from Alcoa, a global aerospace manufacturer, at 10:15am in LaPorte, for an economic development announcement regarding hundreds of new jobs.


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Nothing Found After Threat Called into Valpo HS

Valpo PD

In Valparaiso, police were called to Valparaiso High School at 12:30 this afternoon after a reported telephone threat was received. Police report a caller informed the school that devices had been planted throughout the high school and as a result...

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CDC: IL Man Didn't Contract Virus from IN MERS Patient

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now taking back its report on the spread of MERS in the Midwest. ABC News reports the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is now saying an Illinois man who tested positive...

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Missing Woman Found in Trunk of Car in LaPorte Park

LaPorte PD

The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a missing 19 year old woman was found last week bound in duct tape in the trunk of a car in the Pine Lake channel parking lot, inside Soldier's Memorial Park. LaPorte...

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Body Found on Fire Last Month in Gary Identified

A body found ablaze in the hallway of home in the 18-hundred block of Pennsylvania Street in Gary last month has been identified. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports the deceased was identified on Tuesday as 57 year old Willie...

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16 Graduate from 2014 Valpo PD Citizens Academy

CPA 2014 Class Photo

Sixteen people completed this year's Citizens Police Academy run by the Valparaiso Police Department. Chief Michael Brickner hosted last night's graduation ceremony, congratulating the participants and thanking them for their commitment to the program, community involvement and interest in the...

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Health Mgmt Firm Adding 100s of Jobs in Indiana


A health management firm based in Indianapolis announced plans today to more than double the size of  their headquarters and add hundreds of jobs around the state.  The company also plans to lease a network of 3,500 square-foot clinics across...

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Purdue Study: Don't Do This in the Pool

A Purdue study is recommending "improved hygiene habits" in the pool . Findings recently published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology shows uric acid in urine generates potentially hazardous byproducts when it interacts with chlorine. The paper was authored...

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